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Macaroon-Topped Sugar Cookies

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups coconut
1/3
cup sugar
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg white
16
red or green maraschino cherries, halved, drained on paper towel

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  • 1 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Reshape into log. If too soft to cut into slices, refrigerate up to 30 minutes.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix coconut, sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, the almond extract and egg white until well blended.
  • 3 Cut cookie dough into 32 slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart. On each slice, spoon 1 rounded teaspoon coconut, spreading slightly. Press 1 cherry half, cut side down, on each.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
  • 1 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Reshape into log. If too soft to cut into slices, refrigerate up to 30 minutes.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix coconut, sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, the almond extract and egg white until well blended.
  • 3 Cut cookie dough into 32 slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart. On each slice, spoon 1 rounded teaspoon coconut, spreading slightly. Press 1 cherry half, cut side down, on each.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you don't get the cookies off the cookie sheet in time and they start to stick, pop the cookie sheet back in the hot oven for a minute or two. The heat should soften the cookies slightly, making removal easier.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.